Born in the year 1876 in Washington County, Tennessee. He was an "Old Immigrant". He did not live in a neighborhood and made it to the 4th grade. His occupation was a farmer and he worked with his father on his fathers farm that he later took over. He most likely used mechanical reapers and barbed wire fences.
His fathers name was Aaron Painter and his mothers name was Francis Cannon Painter and Samuel had 6 siblings. He was the oldest of his siblings and had the lowest amount of grades completed.